Senior Portfolio Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_864973_2871430

Parker and Lynch is currently seeking a Senior Portfolio Accountant with 4 or more years of experience with a background in real estate or financial services, ideally with a CPA(or progress towards), for a full-time job located in Chicago. This direct-hire role for a large-scale real estate investment company entails all the below.

If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to Billy.Angelos@parkerlynch.com and put “Senior Portfolio Accountant” in the subject line.

Accountabilities:

 

  • Take a lead role in monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting closes
  • Review property management financial statements
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Quarterly financial analysis, including review of investment accounting information
  • Coordinate with cash management group to execute cash transactions (capital calls, investor distributions, property purchases and sales)
  • Coordinate monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements, as well as year-end audit and tax requirements
  • Calculate, analyze, and report performance returns
  • Respond to client inquires
  • Create efficiency in and effectiveness of the financial reporting process as well as improve client services
  • Take initiative in identifying problems and providing suggested solutions
  • Take the lead on special projects as assigned
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    Required Qualifications & Experience:

     

  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA designation is strongly preferred - Candidate will be expected to achieve CPA in order to qualify for future progression
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to think creatively and to take the lead in solving problems
  • Extremely organized multi-tasker with great attention to detail
  • Team player who works well independently as well as with others
  • Ability to work effectively with off-site managers and clients
  • Strong sense of accountability for quality of own work and the work of the team
  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting concepts
  • Must be willing to work extra hours, whether early or late, when necessary
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (especially Excel) and experience with general ledger systems
  • Employment Type: Full-time

    Compensation: UP TO $90,000 USD (DOE)

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

     

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.parkerlynch.com/candidate-privacy

     

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

     

     



    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.parkerlynch.com/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records